Entries by Barry Hendrix

Record number of neighbors participated in the CHOA Shake Out event

Over 100 of our neighbors participated in the Thursday, October 17th Shake out event.  This was the best turnout we have had.  Special thanks to Eric Hoem and the Neighborhood Captains who helped make this possible. The winners of First Aid kits were: David & Patricia Lahr; Catherine Shields; Pat Tewell; Sally Applegarth; and Julie […]

CHOA to participate in the Great Shakeout Drill Thursday October 17th

On Thursday, 10/17, at 10:17AM, CHOA and all of Charbonneau will be participating in the Great Oregon ShakeOut drill!  Why is it important to do a Drop, Cover, and Hold On drill? The Oregon Office of Emergency Management reminds us: “To react quickly you must practice often. You may only have seconds to protect yourself […]

Garron Grounds annual pruning will start soon

Please note that the The Fall/Winter prune will begin in September and continue into October. The pruning will include clearing of ornamental flowers that are spent, removal of spent and unsightly foliage of hostas, ferns, and daylilies.  Hedges and arborvitaes will be topped and shaped.  Plant growth that blocks views from windows will be lowered.  […]

Reminder- September is Emergency Preparedness Month

Please don’t throw away your copy of the September Boones Ferry Messenger from the City of Wilsonville.  All of page 5 contains important information from FEMA and other sources about getting your home ready for an emergency.  Everything in those articles complements what your own CHOA Emergency Preparedness Team is developing to help in the event […]

Reminder- Feeding of Wild birds or animals except Hummingbirds is Prohibited in CHOA

As you know, we have seen an increase in the number of wild animals in Charbonneau- there have been recent reports and sightings of a Cougar, Coyotes, Skunks, Racoons, Rats and Mice. In order to try to stem this trend, we want to help eliminate as much of their food sources as possible.  Therefore, we […]